Category Archives: Announcements
Congratulations to IFBB Pro and NPC Southern California Vice Chairman Tamer El-Guindy on his engagement to IFBB Pro Candice Perfect!
Bodybuilding.com will provide a free, live webcast stream from Joe Weider’s memorial service in Santa Monica, CA on April 14, 2013. Arnold Schwarzenegger himself will be one of the speakers.
Whenever King Kamali was getting ready to compete on the IFBB stage, fans either loved him or hated him. One of the more colorful competitors, will King Kamali come back to compete on the stage a few more times?
The National Physique Committee and Gaspari Nutrition have named Michael VanLeeuwen, Rene Marven, Corinna Booth, Maura Bouchard, Gerald Pressley, Ginger Martin and Kristine Duba Athletes of the Month for the month of October.
The National Physique Committee and Gaspari Nutrition have announced seven competitors – Anthony Pasquale, LaDawn McDay, Vida Guerra, Mallory Haldeman, Darrian Tissenbaum, Sadik Hadzovic and Betty Vasquez – as the Athletes of the Month in their respective divisions for the month of June.
The eighth annual Bodybuilding.com supplement award nominees have been announced and the voting is open. The awards offer an easy, honest way for consumers to vote on the products they feel work. Show your appreciation for your favorite brand(s) by voting. Bodybuilding.com is offering a 10% discount just for casting your vote. Last year over 1 million people voted. This year 70+ brands were nominated, representing the industry leaders in delivering high-quality, effective products.
The National Physique Committee and Gaspari Nutrition are proud to announce seven athletes – Dan Newmire, Cassandra Wilson, Hope Davis, Lacey DeLuca, Trina Thompson, Guy Marquardt and Allison Spencer – as the Athletes of the Month in their respective divisions for the month of May.
A staggering $900,000 is up for grabs at Joe Weider’s 2012 Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend, plus a special surprise in store for next year. America Media Inc. (AMI) and the IFBB Pro League, producers of the Olympia weekend are thrilled to announce that the prize money for this year’s event has been increased to $900,000.
Last year, the expo booths sold out, and a lot more vendors wanted to come and enjoy the experience of the greatest bodybuilding competition in the world. This year, they will get a chance to, as the 2012 Olympia is going to double the area of the expo floor. We can’t wait. Here is the official press release.
David J. Pecker, Chairman, President and CEO of American Media, Inc. (AMI), today announced the appointment of Robbie Durand as Editor-in-Chief of FLEX magazine, AMI’s monthly magazine that is the No. 1 information source for serious bodybuilders and undisputed leader in delivering hard-core bodybuilding service and entertainment.
Jaroslava is coming back with an event bigger event in 2012, joing forces with the IFBB Pro League and the Olympia to bring the bodybuilding world the 2012 IFBB Masters Olympia! Here is the details and more info on this event on December 7-8 in Prague, Czech.
The first-ever NPC Athletes of The Month have been selected! Congratulations to George Peterson, Sheena Ohlig, Glenese Markes, Amber Masino, Kelsie Bergin, Michael Anderson and Amber Leon, who have been selected as the March NPC Athlete of The Month in their respective divisions.
Something had to happen. Last year, during and before the Olympia, it was realized that way too many competitors were being qualified to the best and most elite contest of the year, resulting in 28 competitors just in bikini alone on stage. And crowding what should have been just the top 15-18 competitors only.
Champion Nutrition was looking for a spokesperson for their company, a person that will be contracted with them, head to the Arnold Classic, Olympia and a few other events, and perhaps be in some ads and more. So instead of just looking quietly, they asked people if they were interested by placing their picture and small profile on their Facebook page. With the help of Getbig.com, Hardbody.com and other social and industry web sites, Champion received over 300 people looking to win. Here are the top six.
The Evolution of Bodybuilding, a movie that Shawn Ray has been working on, going around the world, getting interviews and more info of some of the most famous bodybuilders, will have its World VIP Los Angeles Premiere on Sunday, Jan 29th at 4pm at the Regal Cinema in Downtown Los Angeles, California.